The UN has called for calm in Mali after dozens of people were hurt during banned opposition protests in Bamako, sparking calls for the prime minister to resign two months ahead of a presidential election.
UN calls for calm as dozens injured in Mali protests
A protest march called by Mali’s opposition just two months ahead of the country’s presidential election has turned violent with at least 16 people injured in clashes with police.
16 injured in protest march ahead of election in Mali
Two African migrants died of thirst and 80 were saved after they were stranded in the Niger desert while trying to reach Europe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday, in the second Sahara rescue drama in less than a month.
Two refugees die, 80 saved in Niger desert
The US unilateral walkaway from Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a threat to regional peace and security, Algerian Ambassador to Iran said.
US unilateral JCPOA withdrawal threatening regional peace: Envoy
More than 100 East African refugees have escaped from a camp in the Libyan town of Bani Walid where they were being held hostage and tortured, international agencies and local sources say.
Over 100 refugees escape from Libya trafficking camp
China and Burkina Faso signed an agreement to establish diplomatic relations on Saturday, days after the West African nation cut ties with Taiwan.
China, Burkina Faso establish ties following Taiwan snub
Last week, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), cases of Ebola were confirmed in Mbandaka, a city with a population of 1.2 million people some 150 kilometers from where the outbreak originated in Bikoro Health Zone, Equateur Province.
IOM, WHO, DR Congo partner to stop Ebola from spreading to Kinshasa, neighboring
Twelve people have died of cholera in northeast Nigeria's Adamawa state, the health commissioner said on Wednesday, in the latest outbreak of the disease in the region.
Cholera outbreak kills 12 in northeastern Nigeria
At least 15 people have died in Somaliland after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar which landed in the Horn of Africa over the weekend.
Tropical cyclone hits Somalia killing at least 15
A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as Congo Monday began a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, the country's health minister said.
Ebola death toll climbs to 27 as vaccination campaign starts in Congo

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